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Haute-Vienne (France)

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Geographic headingHaute-Vienne (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Haute-Vienne
Variant(s)Vienne, Haute-, France (Dept.)
Département de la Haute-Vienne (France)
Beginning date1790-03-04
Associated countryFrance
Associated placeRochechouart (France : Arrondissement)
Limoges (France : Arrondissement) Bellac (France : Arrondissement)
Nouvelle-Aquitaine (France)
Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes (France)
Limousin (France)
LocatedLimoges (France)
Found inBGN 10/27/81 (Département de la Haute-Vienne, ADM1, 45°50ʹN,1°10ʹE)
GEOnet, 23 November 2016 (Département de la Haute-Vienne (approved); Haute-Vienne (short); geopolitical entity name: France; first-order administrative division name: Nouvelle-Aquitaine; 45° 50ʹ 0ʺ N, 001° 10ʹ 0ʺ E; 45.833333 [N], 1.166667 [E]; second-order administrative division)
Wikipedia, 23 November 2016: Haute-Vienne (Haute-Vienne; a French department named after the river Vienne; one of the 12 departments that together constitute the French region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine; three arrondissements (administrative regions) in the department: the Arrondissement of Limoges; the Arrondissement of Bellac; and the Arrondissement of Rochechouart; the chief and largest city in the department is Limoges; the department was created on 4 March 1790, during the French Revolution, the southern half being a subdivision of the Region of Limousin while the northern half was carved out of the county of Marche, as well as some parts of Angoumois and Poitou; at first it was given the number 81, but in the 19th century, the number was changed to the 87th department; 45° 50ʹ 0ʺ N, 1° 16ʹ 0ʺ E; 45.833333 [N], 1.266667 [E]) Limousin (Limousin; a former administrative region of France; since 1 January 2016, is part of the new region Nouvelle Aquitaine; composed of three departments: Corrèze, Creuse and Haute-Vienne; modern region of Limousin essentially composed of two historical French provinces: Limousin and Marche) Nouvelle-Aquitaine (Nouvelle-Aquitaine; the largest administrative region in France; created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014 through the merger of 3 regions: Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes; the new region came into existence on 1 January 2016; the region's interim name, Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes, was a hyphenated placename; on 27 June 2016, just a few days ahead of the 1 July deadline, the Regional council adopted Nouvelle-Aquitaine as the new region's permanent name)
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